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Re: seedling mulch


I mulch slow to root cuttings and plants that need to sit long in small pots
with sand or granite grit to prevent the crust formation.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 8:31 PM
Subject: [CHAT] seedling mulch

> Last spring I started some Liriope seeds and later moved them up to a 25
> cell pack of 2 inch cells.  They're doing just fine in full sun, watered
> needed.  But tonight I checked, and at a glance, the surface was very
> as if it had ample moisture.  This didn't seem right as it's been quite
> Each cell has developed a  dark 1/8 to 1/4 inch crust.  I forked up each
> cell and watered.  So tell me, should I be mulching the top of this flat
> cells?  If so, with what?
> Kitty
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